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Turpin Cares: Women’s Shelter Benefits from Care Packages

On Saturday, November 18, Turpin Communication employees and “friendlies” came together to assemble 40 care packages for a group of homeless women in Chicago. Each package contained about $50...
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Risks and Rewards of Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in the Training Role

This post is the first in a series of excerpts from “Effective SMEs: A Trainer’s Guide for Helping Subject Matter Experts Facilitate Learning.” In this excerpt Dale Ludwig (Turpin Communication’s...
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The New Book, “Effective SMEs” Launches Today

Dale Ludwig (Turpin’s Founder) and I are happy to announce the launch of our new book, Effective SMEs: A Trainer’s Guide for Helping Subject Matter Experts Facilitate Learning!
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Featured Training

Top 12 Recommendations for Trainers and SMEs

In this series of 12 videos, produced by the Association for Talent Development (ATD), Greg Owen-Boger, Turpin Communication's VP, advises how to get the most value out of your training sessions...
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Training - Oct 11, 2017

Learning Styles

In this video, produced by the Association for Talent Development (ATD), Greg Owen-Boger, Turpin's VP, discusses designing content for different learning styles.
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Training - Oct 3, 2017

Dig Deeper and Listen for Nuance

In this video, produced by the Association for Talent Development (ATD), Greg Owen-Boger, Turpin's VP, discusses digging deeper to achieve the best learning.
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Facilitation - Sep 25, 2017

Put Activities in Check

In this video, produced by the Association for Talent Development (ATD), Greg Owen-Boger, Turpin's VP, discusses eliminating unnecessary activities.
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Leadership & Executive Presence - Aug 29, 2017

25 Lessons Over 25 Years

Turpin’s twenty-fifth anniversary is this week. That’s an exciting and satisfying thing for me to think about. Strangely, I’m writing this at the office (I usually write at home) on the old library table that was my desk 25...
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Facilitation - Aug 22, 2017

What we wish everyone knew about meeting behavior

In previous blogs I’ve written about the need for meeting facilitators to initiate and manage the conversation that takes place during meetings and about how team presentations bring special challenges. This post is about the...
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